Italian fashion house Versace will no longer use kangaroo leather in the production of clothes and shoes amid the deaths of millions of animals in Australia using large-scale forest fires.
The good news for Australia and its animals:the famous Italian brand Versace has renounced the use of kangaroo leather. About it reports a site of the LAV organization dedicated to protecting the rights of animals.
It is noted that negotiations LAV and Versace began in 2018, and the decision to refuse from the use of kangaroo leather was accepted last year, but became aware of it only this week.
According to LAV, annually in Australia for commercial purposes, hunters kill more than 2.3 million kangaroos. Tvarin use, including for food purposes, but the skin is a valuable resource, the largest importer which is just Italy.
Also many animals are killed in the fires, which now turned bespretsendentnyj scale.
However, the failure of Versace from the use of kangaroo leather directly is not connected with the fires in Australia, and most likely caused by pressure from the Italian animal welfare activists.
The representative of Versace confirmed that from now on, “the use of kangaroo leather is completely stopped”.
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